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What is quickset.exe?

Part of QuickSet by Dell

What is it?

Dell QuickSet provides access to configure or view settings for network connectivity, power management, display and system information. Dell QuickSet runs with a system tray icon in the notification area of windows on the task bar.
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How does quickset.exe run?

Process - quickset.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. quickset.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does quickset.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - quickset.exe is registered with the run identifier 'QuickSet' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\QuickSet.exe' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.
User start menu folder - The shortcut file quickset.lnk is loaded in the user's Startup folder (%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\) that points to the executable quickset.exe. The startup folder contains programs that automatically start when Windows starts for the logged in user.

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What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the quickset.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of quickset.exe users, 86.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is quickset.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00208% CPU20752.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
6.62 MB RAM30.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              18 GDI objects12.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\dell\quickset\quickset.exe

Are there other versions of QuickSet?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)

About Dell Inc.

Dell develops, manufactures, and sells personal computers and other computer-related products including servers, data storage devices, network switches, softwar More...
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File details

File name: quickset.exe
Publisher: Dell Inc. (verified)
Name: QuickSet
Description: QuickSet
Version: 8, 2, 20, 0
Size: 1.14 MB
Original file name: Quickset.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Dell Inc.
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Expiration date: 11/1/2010

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0025041715%
Privileged CPU: 0.0004288912%
User CPU: 0.00207528020780%
Privileged CPU time: 62.4 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 266,949,360
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 71.75 MB
Peak committed memory: 76.68 MB
Paged memory: 6.62 MB
Peak paged memory: 6.66 MB
Paged system memory: 122.51 KB
Non-paged system memory: 6.89 KB
Working set memory: 7.81 MB
Peak working set memory: 7.81 MB
Min working set memory: 7.67 MB
Private memory: 6.62 MB
Page faults: 2,397
Page faults /min: 0
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 18
Peak GDI objects: 29
USER objects: 17
Peak USER objects: 21
Resources
Handle count average: 169
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: QuickSet
Command: C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\QuickSet.exe

User start menu folder details

Name: quickset.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 3e6166d76669d0332c56f62dfc61b9e0
SHA-1: a65d8d302221059845b1e36ce3bb440e1a6151c4
SHA-256: cd19750c0773e8ce1a266338917e6e7d51b0ab6e34d1e300ed0fbf222c79805f

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
CLR NGENed: No
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
Import Table
advapi32.dll
comdlg32.dll
gdi32.dll
iphlpapi.dll
kernel32.dll
ole32.dll
oledlg.dll
powrprof.dll
rasapi32.dll
rasdlg.dll
rpcrt4.dll
setupapi.dll
shell32.dll
shlwapi.dll
user32.dll
uxtheme.dll
version.dll
wininet.dll
winspool.drv
wlanapi.dll
ws2_32.dll
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